|Job Title:||Senior Accountant|
|Reports to:||Operations Manager
|Our client in money transfer and Remittance Provider registered in Kenya and licensed and regulated by Central Bank of Kenya to offer money transfer and forex services Is a leading money remitter focusing on use of technology to power remittances into/out of Kenya through partners in an effective and efficient manner.|
|The Senior Accountant will support by driving the overall integrity and accuracy of the General Ledger as a basis for the preparation of financial and management reports. The incumbent will ensure appropriate financial controls are implemented across the institution and its branches to support integrity of the General ledger. The jobholder will also be tasked with the preparation of Internal Financial Control Reports:
Ø The Senior Accountant will be key custodian of the General Ledger, Chart of Accounts, and the repository for all Financial and Management information.
Ø Tasked with monitoring all internal balance sheet account movements and ensuring that they reflect the correct balances and all relevant account reconciliations are performed and corrective actions taken timeously.
Ø In charge of reviewing of monthly general ledger reconciliations to ensure that outstanding items are timeously cleared, resultant entries processed and the amounts reflected in the general ledger appropriately supported.
Ø Keenly review of suspense accounts to ensure that these are cleared daily.
Ø Perform regular reviews on all units conducting reconciliation and drive corrective actions where gaps are noted.
Ø Support the full substantiation of the total balance sheet.
Ø Co-ordinate all internal financial control and balance sheet substantiation reporting.
Ø The Senior Accountant will also be posting journals into the system.
Ø Tasked with the preparation of requisite schedules for the statutory and regulatory audit
Ø Ensure maintenance of and adherence to accounting policies and procedures.
Ø Provision of Technical Advice and Accounting support to other Functional Units
Ø Playing a leading role in coaching and developing his/her team
Ø Timely computation and submission of statutory and regulatory returns
Ø Preparation and presentation of management and ad hoc reports to the Senior Management
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate for the Senior Accountant job opportunity should hold:
Ø A Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting/Finance) or related discipline
Ø Professional CPA/ACCA qualification
Ø At least Five Years’ Experience in accounting and financial reporting.
Ø In depth understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards.
Ø Computer literacy skills and knowledge of personal computers and software packages such as MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, Power BI.
Ø Working knowledge of banking information management systems and remittance business is added advantage.
Ø Good communication and presentation skills at a Senior level
Ø Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.